Thatch

Definition of Thatch

n.1.Straw, rushes, or the like, used for making or covering the roofs of buildings, or of stacks of hay or grain.
2.(Bot.) A name in the West Indies for several kinds of palm, the leaves of which are used for thatching.
Thatch sparrow
the house sparrow.
v. t.1.To cover with, or with a roof of, straw, reeds, or some similar substance; as, to thatch a roof, a stable, or a stack of grain.
[imp. & p. p. Thatched ; p. pr. & vb. n. Thatching.]

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